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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 , Part 4B Evaluation and audit of indigenous programs
Aerospace Technologies of Australia Limited Sale Act 1994 Asset Sales
AIDC Sale Act 1997 Asset Sales
Airports (Transitional) Act 1996  
Albury-Wodonga Development Act 1973  
Annual Appropriation Acts Appropriation bills
Audit (Transitional and Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1997  
Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988, section 27
insofar as it relates to the declaration of land in the Australian Capital Territory to be National Land where the land is required for Commonwealth purposes other than for the special purposes of Canberra as the National Capital
 
CFM Sale Act 1996 Asset Sales
Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 CAC Act
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 Australian Electoral Commission
Commonwealth Electoral Legislation (Provision of Information) Act 2000 Australian Electoral Commission
Commonwealth Funds Management Limited Act 1990  
Commonwealth Vehicles (Registration and Exemption from Taxation) Act 1997  
ComSuper Act 2011 Superannuation
CSL Sale Act 1993 Asset Sales
Federal Magistrates Act 1999, insofar as it relates to superannuation and death and disability (Division 2 of Schedule 1) Superannuation
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 FMA Legislation
Future Fund Act 2006 Future Fund

Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2011

 
Governor-General Act 1974, sections 2A, 2B, 2C, 4, 4A, 4AA, 4B and 5 Superannuation

Judges' Pensions Act 1968

Judges' Pensions Scheme
Lands Acquisition Act 1989 Lands Acquisition
Lands Acquisition (Northern Territory Pastoral Leases) Act 1981 Lands Acquisition
Lands Acquisition (Repeal and Consequential Provisions) Act 1989 Lands Acquisition
Loan (War Service Land Settlement) Acts
1970, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1977 and 1980
 
Medibank Private Sale Act 2006  
Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) Act 2002 Parliamentary Services
Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984 Parliamentary Services
Ministers of State Act 1952 Parliamentary Services

Nation-building Funds Act 2008

 
Northern Territory (Commonwealth Lands) Act 1980  
Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978, sections 69 and 70  
Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Act 1973
insofar as it relates to superannuation and retirement benefits
 
Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Termination Act 1976  
Parliamentary Allowances Act 1952 Parliamentary Services
Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948 Parliamentary Superannuation
Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990 Parliamentary Services
Parliamentary Precincts Act 1988 Parliamentary Services
Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004 Parliamentary Superannuation
Parliamentary Retiring Allowances (Increases) Acts
1967 and 1971
Parliamentary Services
Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951 Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 Public Management Reform Agenda
Public Works Committee Act 1969 Public Works Committee
Qantas Sale Act 1992
except to the extent administered by the Treasurer or the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
Asset Sales
Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984 Australian Electoral Commission
Representation Act 1983 Australian Electoral Commission
Salaries Adjustment Act 1956 Parliamentary Services
Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws – Superannuation) Act 2008, section 4 only Superannuation
Superannuation Acts
1976, 1990 & 2005
Superannuation
Superannuation Benefits (Supervisory Mechanisms) Act 1990 Superannuation
Superannuation (Distribution of Surplus) Act 1974 Superannuation
Superannuation (Pension Increases) Acts
1961, 1967 & 1971
Superannuation
Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988 Superannuation
Supply Acts  
Surplus Revenue Acts
1908 & 1910
 
Territory Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act 1978  
Transferred Officers' Allowances Act 1948  
Western Australia (South-West Region Water Supplies) Agreement Act 1965  
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